The International Cryogenic Materials Conference Board has established the ICMC Best Paper Award to recognize the best papers published in the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering – Materials.

The ICMC Best Paper awards will be presented to the recipient prior to the plenary session on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.

The following have been selected as best ICMC papers presented at the 2017 Conference in Madison, Wisconsin, published in the IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 279, 2017:

Best Superconducting Materials Paper:

“Improvement of small to large grain A15 ratio in Nb3Sn PIT wires by inverted multistage heat treatments”
paper: 012019
Christopher Segal
, Chiara Tarantini, Peter J Lee and David C Larbalestier

Best Structural Materials Paper:

“Temperature dependence on tensile properties of Cu-40mass%Fe dual phase alloy”
paper: 012004
Norimitsu Koga, W Zhang, O Umezawa, V Tschan, J Sas and K P Weiss